How to travel from Colchester to Birmingham

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Travel Information from Colchester to Birmingham

distanceDistance125 miles (202 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • $83 (€74) • 2 h 53 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Chiltern Railways

Travel 125 miles (202 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train between Colchester and Birmingham. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are National Express or Chiltern Railways among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Colchester to Birmingham.

Travel Tips: Travel from Colchester to Birmingham

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You can travel to Birmingham from Colchester 4 different ways: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Birmingham from Colchester is by taking a flight, which costs on average $1 (€1).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Birmingham:

Taking a flight is usually $34 (€30) less than taking a bus to Birmingham, which costs on average $34 (€30) for the same trip.

A flight is generally $1 (€1) less than a ferry for the same trip. Taking a ferry costs on average $1 (€1) from Colchester to Birmingham.

Taking a flight is usually $83 (€74) less than taking a train to Birmingham, which costs on average $83 (€74) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Birmingham from Colchester is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 53 min.

Other travel options to Birmingham can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 6 h 30 min   on average.

In comparison, traveling by flight can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, getting to Birmingham by ferry can take on average 0 h 0 min.

The Colchester to Birmingham distance is around 125 miles (202 km).

The average frequency per day from Colchester to Birmingham is:

  • 60 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Colchester to Birmingham as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Colchester to Birmingham:

  • Buses mostly depart from Colchester, East Hill / High Street and arrive in Birmingham, Coach Station.
  • Trains mostly depart from Colchester and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Colchester to Birmingham:

  • You can take a bus from Colchester to Birmingham with National Express. Cheap tickets can be found for $34 (€30) with National Express from Colchester to Birmingham.
  • You can travel by train to Birmingham from Colchester with Chiltern Railways, and you can find Chiltern Railways Colchester to Birmingham tickets for $83 (€74) on Omio.
Your trip from Colchester to Birmingham doesn't have to end in Birmingham. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Glasgow. If you’d like to add London, Manchester or Glasgow to your Colchester to Birmingham tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Birmingham today!

Before traveling from Colchester to Birmingham, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this journey costs on average $34 (€30) one way.
  • A plane ticket costs $1 (€1) one way on average for this journey.
  • A ferry ticket for this journey costs on average $1 (€1) one way.
  • A train ticket for this route is costing $83 (€74) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Colchester to Birmingham tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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